In 2003, Dr. Marty Seligman rolled out his groundbreaking ‘Positive’ movement with a virtual 26 week course, Authentic Happiness Coaching. Being part of that Vanguard class changed forever how I conduct therapy (and my life). Over 2 years, all online, he expertly trained 1000 professionals in 19 nations in Positive Psychology theory, assessments, and coaching exercises. It laid the foundation for his graduate MAPP Program at U of Penn.
See in this 3-minute video how my favorite teacher explains his vision of 51% Flourishing.